List of Pasts and Present INEC Chairmen

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was established in 1998. This body was created to organize and conduct elections in Nigeria. Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) origin can traced back to 1959 when Electoral Commission of Nigeria was established to conduct elections.

Below are The Sequential List of Pasts and Present INEC Chairmen.

 

 

 

1.

Chief Eyo Ita Esua

1964-1966

Chairman.

Federal Electoral Commission

(FEC)

 

2.

Chief Micheal Ani

Chairman.

1976-1979

Federal Electoral Commission

(FEDECO)

 

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3.

Justice Victor Ovie-Whiskey

Chairman.

1980-1983

Federal Electoral Commission

(FEDECO)

 

4.

Professor Eme Awa

1987-1989

Chairman.

National Electoral Commission of Nigeria.

(NECON)

 

5.

Professor Humphrey Nwosu

1989-1993

Chairman.

National Electoral Commission of Nigeria.

(NECON)

 

6.

Professor Okon Uya

June 1993-Nov. 1993

Chairman.

National Electoral Commission of Nigeria.

(NECON)

 

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7.

Chief Sumner Dagogo-Jack

Chairman.

1994-1998

National Electoral Commission of Nigeria.

(NECON)

 

8.

Justice Ephraim Omorose Ibukun Apata

1998-2000.

Chairman.

Independent National Electoral Commission.

(INEC)

 

9.

Sir Abel Goubadia

2000-2005

Chairman

Independent National Electoral Commission.

(INEC)

 

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10.

Professor Maurice M. Iwu

June 2005-April 2010

Chairman

Independent National Electoral Commission.

(INEC)

 

11.

Professor Attahiru Muhammed Jega

June 2010-July 2015.

Chairman.

Independent National Electoral Commission.

(INEC)

 

12.

Mrs. Amina Bala-Zakari

July 2015-Oct. 2015

Acting Chairperson

Independent National Electoral Commission.

(INEC)

 

13.

Professor Mahmood Yakubu

Oct. 2015 till date.

Chairman

Independent National Electoral Commission.

(INEC)

 

 

 

 

 

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